Originally Posted by Kameleon
I've saw Hidehiko Yoshida yell "Ippon" which translates to "I quit" after taking a dozen or so kicks to the leg from Mirko CroCop. To me when a fighter taps thats almost like quiting.
No offense... but I am an emt and WHY on earth would you risk PERMANENT injury and not tap out? Some people are just SO alpha male its retarded.
I am sure professional fighters know when its time to throw in the towel and have a chance to fight again.